Candidate for Nevada Assembly District 4 Tony T. Smith is appalled there is no legislation in Nevada making it illegal for law enforcement officers to have sexual relations with persons in their custody. The imbalance of power and the impossibility of meaningful consent in that situation is clear, and Tony will take immediate steps when elected to the Nevada Assembly to correct this injustice. Further, as an attorney in our community, Tony has advocated for survivors of sexual assault and has assisted survivors in seeking civil remedies.
Read more about this issue here: https://www.buzzfeed.com/albertsamaha/this-teenager-accused-two-on-duty-cops-of-rape-she-had-no?utm_term=.hyE9lAzJA#.km675ZlJZ
Remember to make your voice heard in the Democratic Party primary election. Early voting runs from 5/26/18 - 6/08/18, and election day is 6/12/18.